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The Monument

by Paulsen, Gary

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Published
1991
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First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780385305181
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$45.00

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New York: Delacorte Press, 1991. Thirteen-year old Rocky has her life changed by the remarkable artist who comes to her small Kansas town to design a war memorial. Alternately humorous and poignant, this novel ranks with Paulsen's finest work.... Suitable for age twelve and up. Price-intact wrap-around illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Nan Parson.. ISBN: 0-385-30518-4. First Edition,… Read more
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Openway

by McKishnie, Archie P

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Published
1922
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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Toronto: The Musson Book Company Limited, 1922. Written by the Canadian author who also penned "A Son of Courage", "Love of The Wild". etc. A juvenile book about a twelve-year-old boy Bennie and his elderly friend Trapper Bob. Bennie knows the wild animals intimately and ultimately teaches Trapper Bob much. A wonderful nature story. A list of illustrations provided.… Read more
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Escape From Big Muddy

by Wilson, Eric

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Published
1997
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$12.50

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Toronto: Harper Collins Publishers, Ltd, 1997. Illustrated hardboard covers. "Canada'a answer to the Hardy Boys....these books are wildly popular"...A blurb from Canadian Living Magazine. Eric Wilson's mystery, Escape From Big Muddy was written as a tribute to Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated chapter headings. An exciting juvenile mystery in a Canadian setting. A bright, exceptionaly clean book.. First Edition.… Read more
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Stories Of Your Stamps

by Granger, A. M

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1957
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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London: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, 1957. The book shows a part of the so-much-more there is to stamp collecting than just collecting for collecting sake. Mr. Granger stresses the whole panorama of history, geography, natural history - above all, of human interest - behind stamp collecting. The author also outlines many fascinating roads for the specialist. This book… Read more
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Puzzle For The Secret Seven

by Blyton, Enid Illustrated By Burgess Sharrocks

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Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, Fourth Impression
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$40.00

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Leicestershire, UK: Brockhampton Press, 1965. The tenth adventure of the Secret Seven. A helping hand to a family in distress after a disastrous fire led the Secret Seven to a most baffling but heart-warming adventure. Decorated endpapers. Black and white frontispiece, and other b/w illustrations by Burgess Sharrocks throughout the book. An extremely bright book in a bright, price-clipped well-illustrated… Read more
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A World For Joey Carr

by Roth, David

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780825300585
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$12.50

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New York: Beaufort Books Inc., 1981. This is a book for age twelve and up. Enroute to his grandparents in Vermont in search of some answers, a lonely teenage hitchiker meets Hannah who claims she is a witch. Hannah is dying and searching for her own special cure. They join forces, and Joey is suddenly swept into a dangerous… Read more
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Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates

by Dodge, Mary Mapes Illustrated by Pelagie Doane

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Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
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$12.50

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London: Collins, 1961. The American author has given the authentic ring of reality to this story - a simple tale about ordinary folk in a small village in Holland - and Pelagie Doane has illustrated it both in colour and b/w with deep feeling and immense charm. A list of illustrations provided.... a beautiful colour frontispiece and three black… Read more
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The Young Baden-Powell

by Catherall, Arthur. Illustrated By William Randell

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Very Good
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$10.00

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Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited (c.1961) Illustrated card covers..... 136 printed pages. The imaginative treatment of Baden-Powell's early years will prove of special interest to young Canadians. It is "Recommended Reading by the Girl Guides of Canada for First Class Tests". This most serviceable book shows wear to extremities. The illustration to front cover remains bright. No previous… Read more
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The Mystery of Gaither Cove

by Wyckoff, Capwell

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Near Fine
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$10.00

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Akron, Ohio.: The Saalfield Publishing Company (c.1932) Frontispiece and illustration to title page. 253 pp. No names or inscriptions. Small Christmas sticker to ffep. Text naturally toned. Blue hardboard covers - dark title print to front board and spine. A tight, square book. Minimal edgewear.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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The Mystery Hunters On Special Detail

by Wyckoff, Capwell

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Near Fine
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Akron, Ohio.: The Saalfield Publishing Company (c.1936) Frontispiece and title page illustration. 250pp. No names or inscriptions. Text naturally toned. Blue hardboard covers - dark title print to front board and spine. Minimal bottom edgewear. A sound, square still-bright book.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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The Ice Diamond Quest. A Tom and Liz Austen Mystery

by Wilson, Eric

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002235589
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$12.50

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Toronto: Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, 1990. Illustrated hardboard covers (Stephen Snider illustration). Canadian author Eric Wilson provides another Tom and Liz Austen Mystery for young readers. Although the book is fiction, some events in the plot were inspired by stories told to Eric while he was in Newfoundland. Half-page b/w chapter headings. A bright, square book. No names or… Read more
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Paddington At The Circus

by Bond, Michael & Fred Banbery

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780001821156
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$10.00

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London: Collins, 1973. 'A Paddington Picture Book'...Book 3.The full-colour pictures on every page will delight the very young, and the simple text has been specially written for those who are just learning to read. Illustrated hardoard covers. Name to fep and ffep. Wear to spine ends and corner tips. A sound, most serviceable book.. First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Phony Baloney. The Counterfeit Kid

by Graeber, Charlotte. Illustrated By Joe Boddy

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780840766427
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$12.50

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Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1985. Heavy paper covers. Mr.T and Me Series. A lesson is taught here by Mr.T. An extremely bright, glossy book!.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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The Berenstain Bears Get Stage Fright

by Berenstain, Stan & Jan

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394873374
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New York: Random House, 1986. Illustrated heavy paper covers. First Time Book Series. Sister Bear worries about her lines in the school play while Brother Bear has no fear. Guess who forgets the lines during the performance? No name or gift inscription, Spine shows very minor wear. A glossy bright, clean book.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near… Read more
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Baker's Hawk. The Story of a Boy, a Wild Bird, and a Coming of Age

by Bickham, Jack

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385057240
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$16.50

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New York: Doubleday & Company Inc., 1974. 'Family Bookshelf Edition'. The passage from childhood to maturity is difficult at best, and for eleven-year-old Billy Baker it was a time for questioning all the values he'd been taught to live by as a farm boy in the Colorado of the 1880s. It was time for viewing neighbors,… Read more
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African Herdboy. A Story of The Masai

by Bothwell, Jean Illustrated By Carl Owens

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780152016302
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$25.00

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1970. Batian is one of the Masai tribe, an ancient nomadic people of East Africa, who keep goats, cattle and sheep. Batian's experiences and courage provokes a crisis that requires his tribesmen to face squarely their resistance to changing ways. In trying to decide what to do with the boy too young to… Read more
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The Dream Carvers

by Clark, Joan

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670858583
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Toronto: Viking, 1995. A remarkable and powerful historical novel that beautifully recreates Canada's ancient past. It is also a deply personal story about one young man's struggle with his identity and how he achieves a fragile yet important sense of belonging. Although this story is a work of fiction, it was written around archaelogical and historical facts. A clean… Read more
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The Moonstone

by Collins, Wilkie. Illustrated By John Sargeant

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Near Fine
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Middletown, Connecticut: AMerican Education Publications (c.1971) 'The Moonstone' has been called the first of the great English detective novels. its author based his character of Sergeant Cuff on an actual policeman, Inspector Whicher. Two things in particular make this novel an unusual mystery. First, it is realistic about human nature. Sergeant Cuff is not a superman who never makes mistakes.… Read more
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Tom Penny and The Grand Canal

by German, Tony

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771032608
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$18.50

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1982. 1982 First Edition. Hardcover. Book Very Good Plus in a Very Good Plus Dust Jacket. Another Tom Penny Adventure..... this Canadian author's third book in this series. A million dollar canal project, a mysterious murder, and a youthful romance are all part of the exciting adventures in this Tom Penny novel. It is 1832… Read more
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Never Step On An Indian's Shadow

by Walker, Diana

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780200719698
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$15.00

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New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1973. 'Never Step On An Indian's Shadow' is the stirring tale of a young girl's adventures in a northern Canadian town beset with Indian unrest. In this illuminating story of Teresa's struggle to drive a wedge in the wall of racial discrimination, Diana Walker has successfully combined social relevance with an intriguing setting. This English-born… Read more
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